From the begining of mankind, we have looked up into the night time sky and wondered, marvelled and dreamed. Listed below are way too many web sites about the stars. (When you are interested, it is very difficult to cut down the list). Many sites were supplied by PCCT members and we thank all contributors!
Observing Astronomy, Meteorological Information, Data Resources and Archive Centers, Astronomy Libraries, Astronomy Job Resources, Astronomy Educational resources, Organizations, Societies and Astronomy Departments, Astronomical Images. Link suggested by Brittany, of Cleary Mountain High School.
KODAK: Space Shots
KODAK maintains this interesting page on space photography where you can look at a wealth of incredible images. Space Shots includes a biography of John Glenn, a history of the Mercury program and an overview of STS-95. The site will be presenting live pictures from the mission once its under way.
The Hubble Telescope has been working overtime in outer space to capture dazzling photos of our universe. The Heritage Project brings some of the best of those photos down to earth.
The NASA Television Education File schedule for December is available on NASA Spacelink
The Nine Planets - A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System:
The Nine Planets is an overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in our solar system. Each page has text and images, some have sounds and movies, most provide references to additional related information.
As Seen from Earth
From NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab, this incredible site allows you to simulate what the solar system looks like, at any time! A MUST see!
The Electronic Universe Project
A great current Astronomy page done by the University of Oregon's Observatory.
Fireworks in a Nearby Galaxy
The Hubble Space telescope recently obtained pictures of a beam of radiation emanating from a super-massive black hole at the core of galaxy NGC 4151.
Gustav Holst - The Planets Suite
If you're able to listen to MIDI files, check out this site, download the files and just listen with your eyes closed. You'll be amazed at what you'll see from the music.
Hubble's view of the turbulent Lagoon Nebula
Twisters and wisps in space? Take a look at what the Hubble Space Telescope has found. Just click on the size picture you want to see.
International Solar-Terrestrial Physics Overview
This science initiative overview consists of a set of solar-terrestrial missions to be carried out during the this, and the next, decade.
Here's an unbelievably detailed page containing information (current and future) on the sun and earth's moon. Better than an almanac!
Welcome to the Solar System
Here's a sampling of images from NASA's planetary exploration program and their fabulous interactive program.